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  • First toroidal field coil case: on target in Japan

    At Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' Kobe plant in western Japan, one of the world's largest milling machines is turning out sub-segments for ITER'storoidal field co [...]

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  • Tokamaks of the world, contribute!

    The annual end-of-year meeting of the International Tokamak Physics Activity (ITPA) was held at ITER Headquarters from 6 to 8 December. There are dozens of to [...]

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  • Vacuum vessel component passes pressure equipment tests

    Extending out from the openings in the ITER vacuum vessel (or "ports") are components called port stub extensions that will be welded to the vacuum ve [...]

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  • A home for (oversized) hobbits?

    In the realm of the (plasma) ring one shouldn't be too surprised to find structures closely resembling the door to a hobbit's hole. But in this case, these lar [...]

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  • Progress in pictures

    The 2016 edition of the ITER Photobook has just been released─58 pages that cover progress in construction and manufacturing and some of the highlights in the l [...]

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Obama calls for a clean energy future

''The time to embrace a clean energy future is now,'' says President Obama. (Click to view larger version...)
''The time to embrace a clean energy future is now,'' says President Obama.
In remarks made during an Oval Office address this week on the BP oil spill, US President Barack Obama spoke with urgency of the need to end America's century-long addiction to fossil fuels. "For decades, we have known the days of cheap and easily accessible oil were numbered...And for decades, we have failed to act with the sense of urgency that this challenge requires...[T]he time to embrace a clean energy future is now."

Read the full address on the oil spill and energy here:


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